A choir of angels welcomed Eula Mae Jones Sims of Thomaston, Ga., into their midst on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.A celebration of her memorable life will be held at Southview Cemetery on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4 p.m. with Rev. Joe Allen, Rev. John Dahlman and Rev. Ronnie Barrow officiating. Family visitation will be held at Coggins Funeral Home at 321 Hannah’s Mill Rd. Thomaston, Ga., from 2-4 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2013.Born in Crawford County, Ga., to the late James Edward and Emmie Manning Jones, she grew up in the middle Georgia area. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James William Sims Sr., two infant sons and seven siblings. Mrs. Sims was a faithful member of Silvertown Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for 42 years and joyfully sang in the Happy Hearts Choir. She was employed by Aldora Mills in Barnesville, Ga., for more than 20 years and lastly worked for Belk’s department store in Thomaston, Ga., prior to retirement.She is survived by her children James Sims Jr. (Faye), David Sims (Sandy), Randy Sims (Joann) all of Barnesville, Ga., Dale Seda (Kike) of Smiths Station, Ala., Judy Duncan (Bob) of Thomaston, Ga., and Charlotte Bair (David) of Manning, S.C. Also left to cherish memories of her are grandchildren, Kent York (Donna), Kevin York (Connie), both of Griffin Ga, Pam Glassco (Scot) of Carrollton, Ga., Karla Brown (Dale) of Lawrenceville, Ga., Dean Sims (Tammy) of Midland, Ga., Jason Sims (Dawn) of Fayetteville, Ga., Steven Sims (Teresa) of Ft. Sill, Okla., Brandy Sims of Thomaston, Ga., Krista Evans of Zebulon, Ga., and Brook Clark (Chuck) of Thomaston Ga. Also surviving are 16 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, along with many friends and relatives.In keeping with her spirit of helping others, it was her desire that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to your favorite charity or Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute.Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To sign the online guest book visit cogginsfuneraIhome.com.